WAMU

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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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4 Pieces

Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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WAMU and Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. present a new radio play adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Dec 11, 2020
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6 Pieces

Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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2 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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2 Pieces

In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009

Latest Pieces

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An examination of today's social networking phenomenon.

Bought by PRX to iTunes, KUNM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 3
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Youth-produced piece on growing up in a fatherless household.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, PRX, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The "oldest profession" goes high tech in the nation's capital.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 01, 2007
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Roller Derby: coming to a town near you

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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After going through Montgomery County's "Teen Court System," Youth Voices reporter Mia Walker examines its role in her life and in the lives of oth...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KSFR, WXLV-FM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Andre, a graduate of WAMU's Youth Voices, agonized over his college choice and finally picked one...in New Orleans.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 16, 2005
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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When Josue arrived in the US he was surprised to find that some of the Latino students in his school weren't as welcoming as he thought they'd be.

Bought by WMNF and YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Yimy knows lots of undocumented students who are determined to get to college. But why bother?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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Jennifer has curves to die for...but she doesn't want to die for 'em! Find out why her friends don't necessarily feel the same.

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio, PRX, WNPR Connecticut, WBEZ, and KCUR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Kamilia's teacher thinks she should see a counselor. Counseling? No way.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:35